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2001 Nobel Peace Prize

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2001 Nobel Peace Prize

2001 Nobel Peace Prize
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The 2001 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the [1]


In 2001, its centennial year, the Nobel Committee decided that the Peace Prize was to be divided between the United Nations (UN) and Kofi Annan. Annan was awarded the Peace Prize for having revitalized the UN and for having given priority to human rights. The Nobel Committee also recognized his commitment to the struggle to contain the spreading of the HIV virus in Africa and his declared opposition to international terrorism.


  1. ^ "The Nobel Peace Prize 2001". Oslo:  
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